Adam Sandler to star in Netflix movie 'Hustle'
Sandler recently received the best reviews of his career for his 2019 dark comedy 'Uncut Gems', which also earned him a Spirit Award.
Adam Sandler has been roped in by Netflix for their next film. According to Variety, sources told that the 53-year-old actor will star in Hustle from We the Animals director Jeremiah Zagar.
Sandler's Happy Madison, Roth/Kirschenbaum Films, and LeBron James and Maverick Carter's SpringHill Entertainment are producing the film.
The 50 First Dates star plays an American basketball scout who, after being unjustly fired, discovers a talented player abroad and decides to bring him to the U.S. to prove that they both have what it takes to make it in the NBA (National Basketball Association).
It is still unknown when production will get underway as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rattle the world. Sandler recently received the best reviews of his career for his 2019 dark comedy Uncut Gems, which also earned him a Spirit Award.
The Bedtime Stories actor has been taking his time in finding his next project and weighing several options. As per sources, he may shoot another movie before Hustle, if the right opportunity presents itself.